Batrachoides walkeri Collette & Russo, 1981

Walker's toadfish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1953

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient


This species may be extinct as extensive surveys have failed to locate any further specimens (Collette et al. 2010).



Bay of Panamá, Panama


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype (Collette et al. 2010).






Original scientific description:

Collette, Bruce B. and Russo, Joseph L. (1981). A Revision of the Scaly Toadfishes, Genus Batrachoides, with Descriptions of Two New Species from the Eastern Pacific. Bulletin of Marine Science 31(2): 197-233. [Abstract]

Other references:

Collette, B. B. (1995). Batrachoididae. Peje-sapos, sapos. p. 910-918. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome.

Collette, B., Acero, A. & Betancur, R. (2010). Batrachoides walkeri. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 27 January 2013.


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